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Auditor General Act

Version of section 7.1 from 2005-06-29 to 2006-12-11:

Marginal note:Inquiry and report

  •  (1) The Auditor General may, with respect to any recipient corporation, inquire into its use of funds received from Her Majesty in right of Canada and inquire into whether

    • (a) the corporation has failed to fulfil its obligations under any funding agreement;

    • (b) money the corporation has received under any funding agreement has been used without due regard to economy and efficiency;

    • (c) the corporation has failed to establish satisfactory procedures to measure and report on the effectiveness of its activities in relation to the objectives for which it received funding under any funding agreement;

    • (d) the corporation has failed to faithfully and properly maintain accounts and essential records in relation to any amount it has received under any funding agreement; or

    • (e) money the corporation has received under any funding agreement has been expended without due regard to the environmental effects of those expenditures in the context of sustainable development.

  • Marginal note:Report

    (2) The Auditor General may set out his or her conclusions in respect of an inquiry into any matter referred to in subsection (1) in the annual report, or in any of the three additional reports, referred to in subsection 7(1). The Auditor General may also set out in that report anything emerging from the inquiry that he or she considers to be of significance and of a nature that should be brought to the attention of the House of Commons.

  • 2005, c. 30, s. 34

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